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15 April 2011

FRA extends TTCI

On March 29, 2011, the Federal Railroad Administration extended a Care, Custody and Control contract with the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., for an additional 10-year period ending September 30, 2022. A mutual partnering agreement also was signed by FRA Administrator Joseph Sz ...
AECOM Technology Corporation, provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, has been awarded a US$32.5-million contract extension by the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, to provide project management and engineering ...
Rail Link, Inc., a subsidiary of G&W, received the Wyoming Governor's Award for Safety and Health in the Large Mine-Site Contractor category. The award is the highest honor given by the State of Wyoming for recognition of an employer's commitment to excellence in workplace safety and health. ...
The Bay Area Rapid Transit's Board of Directors voted 6-3 to appoint a man who retired in July 2007 as BART's general counsel to be the agency's interim general manager. Sherwood Wakeman will begin as the interim general manager on April 23, 2011, the day after BART general manager Dorothy Dugge ...
Representative Jerry McNerney (D-CA) introduced legislation to help fund the Altamont Corridor Rail Project, which will expand rail services between the Central Valley and the Bay Area, Calif. H.R. 1504, the Altamont Corridor Rail Improvement Act, invests in a project that will serve thousands ...
14 April 2011

CSXT

Mike McMaster has been promoted to assistant vice president of Strategic Development and Execution, reporting to John West, vice president-engineering. He is a 36-year railroad veteran with the last 14 as a CSXT employee. Kelly Piccirillo has been promoted to assistant chief engineer o ...
RSSI has appointed Michael Drudy to executive director of the Board of Directors for RSSI. Drudy is filling the vacancy of Donald Remaley who retired in February after 32 years of service to RSSI as both a board member and executive director. Drudy brings more than 43 years of experien ...
The Virginia Department of Transportation completed the Virginia Statewide Multimodal Freight Study - Phase II, which presents findings and recommendations to improve freight movement across the commonwealth. "This study has enabled us to identify the projects and develop strategie ...
Axion International, producer of industrial building products and railroad ties made from 100 percent recycled plastic, will be implementing various expansion initiatives that will effectively double the capacity for Axion's Recycled Structural Composites (RSC). Due to the increasing nu ...
Houston METRO has awarded Siemens Industry, Inc., an $83-million contract to build and deliver nineteen S70 light rail vehicles including spare parts, training and manuals. The vehicles will be manufactured from start to finish at Siemens' rail vehicle manufacturing plant in Sacramento, Calif. ...
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